June 23, 2010 RSS feed / Other News

Picture clocks surprise and delight admirers

One of the more unusual clock styles made in the 19th century is the “picture clock.” It is a clever novelty, and a few modern versions are being made by Swiss clock companies. More...

Parents encouraged to take measures during Internet safety month

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement joins the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and SecureFlorida.org in recognizing June as National Internet Safety Month. More...

Local crusader competes nationally for Energizer title

Anyone who has met Sarah Owen, CEO of Community Cooperative Ministries Inc., would agree she shares definite similarities with the Energizer Bunny because she keeps going and going. More...

FWC releases bear management plan for public review

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is soliciting public input on a draft bear management plan. More...

Shoreline fishing license is free, after you pay convenience fee

The shoreline fishing license for Florida residents to catch saltwater fish from shore or a structure affixed to shore cost $9 last year, but this year it’s free, beginning July 1. More...

Woman pilots launch race at Page Field

An air race tradition dating back to the heyday of Amelia Earhart comes to Fort Myers this week. One hundred thirteen women embarked on a cross-country race departing Page Field on June 22 and ending in Frederick, Md on June 25. More...

Education experts rank the district ninth in America

Lee County Public Schools ranked ninth on a list compiled by Education Week magazine. More...